Scrolling through Instagram and even IG Stories, I started to notice more sponsored posts pop up. I usually ignore them, but sometimes I can’t help but get intrigued. I eventually start clicking on all of them until I’ve reached the 20th shop account. This is actually a great way to get to explore small local business in different fields. This morning, I came across 10 ads varying from food, home, fashion, and beauty. Check out these accounts and maybe get some shopping in.
Take a look at your makeup bag and check the labels on the products you have. Are any of them actually good for you? If not, start stocking up on items that are. Beautified is a beauty brand that makes “all-natural, no nasty chemicals and cruelty-free handmade cosmetics” They have cheek creams that are infused with argan oil and shea butter, tinted lip balms, and lips crubs. Get all three if you really want to build a better makeup routine. Learn more on their Instagram account.
Omii creates jewelry that are dainty and feature gold and pearls. Go through their site and create a look with one piece from each of the collections ranging from necklaces to rings and earrings. Everything is pretty simple so I can imagine myself stacking everything on. Yeah, I don’t understand the concept of minimalism. Learn more on their website.
Two of my favorite things are combined in this one IG store: leather and personalization. They have so many products to choose from. There are trays, luggage tags, pouches, and a jewelry roll. You can have it stamped for yourself or order in bulk for corporate events and weddings. Imagine giving your bridesmaids personalized leather sets in pastel colors. Yes, please! Learn more on their Instagram account.
Available in Manila, Palawan, and Siargao, grab some beach and bath essentials from Serena. Shop their natural body scrub made with dried coffee grounds and coconut oil. You can use this hand in hand with their coffee and coconut tanning oil. To keep your hair healthy, they also have a natural conditioner that has honey, coconut oil, and coconut sap nectar vinegar. They also have many efforts in keeping their brand environmentally friendly by recycling materials and using sustainable ingredients. Learn more on their website.
I don’t know how it happened, but I sometimes enter this black hole of looking at home decor. I’m currently looking for some floor mats and new kitchen additions. So, coming across Happy Room on IG was well received. They have placements, cutlery sets, tea sets, and floor mats that I have already messaged them about. At P450 a pop, you can’t go wrong. Learn more on their Instagram account.
Statement earrings are here to stay and Boho MNL has lots of those. All of their pieces are handmade and feature different styles, colors, and designs. Consider getting this three stars and a sun pair, which reminds me of Catriona Gray’s iconic ear cuff. Learn more on their Instagram account.
Treat your body better by eating right. I get it, most times just ordering fast food is so much easier than heading to grocery and working on meal prep. One easy way to ease yourself into a healthy lifestyle is by having fruits and vegetables delivered to you. You can contact Crate2Plate to ask them what they have in stock and the price of each. You can order them in boxes so you’re set for the week. No more making excuses now. Learn more on their Instagram account.
I’m already a Beach Born user so this ad was already familiar. They offer skin and hair products that are 100 percent natural and are handcrafted. My personal favorite is their dry shampoo. Try this out if you also try to wash your hair as little as possible. Their other offerings include shampoo bars, brow serum, and lip balm. Learn more on their website.
There’s something about woven Filipino fabrics that just speak to me. If you don’t own anything out of these materials, check out Abel. For your home, you can get pillowcases and bed covers. For the beach, pick up some of their beach blankets that can also double as a sarong. Not gonna lie, I want them all. Learn more on their Instagram account.
I am a sucker for beaded accessories so this sponsored post really caught my eye. They sell colorful bracelets and earrings in different shapes like evil eyes, turtles, butterflies, and patterns. I’ll be ordering some so we can be matching if you get one too. Learn more on their Instagram account.
Art by Marian Hukom
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